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Author Raymond, Jon.

Title Freebird : a novel / Jon Raymond.

Imprint Minneapolis, MN : Graywolf Press, c2017.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC RAYMOND,J    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Fiction    FIC RAYMOND,J    Available
Description 325 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary "The Singers, an all-American family in the California style, are about to lose everything. Anne is a bureaucrat in the Los Angeles Office of Sustainability whose ideals are compromised by a proposal from a venture capitalist seeking to privatize the city's wastewater. Her brother, Ben, a former Navy SEAL, returns from Afghanistan disillusioned and struggling with PTSD, and starts down a path toward a radical act of violence. And Anne's teenage son, Aaron, can't decide if he should go to college or pitch it all and hit the road. They all live inside the long shadow of the Singer patriarch Grandpa Sam, whose untold experience of the Holocaust shapes his family's moral character to the core."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Dysfuntional families -- California -- Fiction.
Holocaust survivors -- Fiction.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Veterans -- Fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Patients -- Fiction.
Business -- Corrupt practices -- Fiction.
California -- Fiction.
ISBN 155597760X

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